DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS CHAPTER MEETS SATURDAY

The DAV Morongo Basin Chapter #60 will hold their next scheduled monthly meeting on March 7, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at the Eagles Aerie at 67330 29 Palms Highway in Twentynine Palms. All veterans and their guests are cordially invited to attend.

VA LOOKING FOR LOCAL DRIVERS

Local volunteers are being sought to help drive Morongo Basin Veterans to the VA Hospital in Loma Linda. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells you what the job is and how to sign up… The VA Hospital in Loma Linda urgently needs volunteer drivers to transport veterans from the Morongo Basin to

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NEW CARD SHORTENS VETERANS ADMINISTRATION APPOINTMENT TIME

Thousands of veterans across Southern California are beginning to receive cards for a new Veterans Affairs program designed to shorten the distance and time to meet their health needs. The card allows veterans to be treated at a non-VA health facility in cases where they live more than 40 miles

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VETERANS’ SERVICES TOMORROW AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

The San Bernardino Vet Center offers re-adjustment counseling, benefits counseling, and referral services to veterans in the Morongo Basin tomorrow and every Tuesday. A Vet Center counselor is available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays at Copper Mountain College, in Joshua Tree, in the Office of Student Services.

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DAV TO MEET

The DAV Morongo Basin Chapter #60 will hold its next monthly meeting on Saturday, January 3, at 9 a.m. All area veterans and their guests are invited to attend. The meeting will be held at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, located at 67330 29 Palms Highway in Twentynine Palms.

DAV MORONGO BASIN CHAPTER 60 MEETS SATURDAY

The DAV Morongo Basin Chapter #60 will hold its next monthly meeting on Saturday, January 3, at 9 a.m. All area veterans and their guests are invited to attend. The meeting will be held at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, located at 67330 29 Palms Highway in Twentynine Palms.

VETERANS SERVICES AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TOMORROW

The San Bernardino Vet Center (SBVC) offers readjustment counseling, benefits counseling, and referral services to Veterans in the Morongo Basin tomorrow and every Tuesday. A Vet Center counselor is available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays at Copper Mountain College, in Joshua Tree, in the Office of Student

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VETERANS SERVICES TOMORROW AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

The San Bernardino Vet Center (SBVC) offers readjustment counseling, benefits counseling, and referral services to veterans in the Morongo Basin every Tuesday. A Vet Center counselor is available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays at Copper Mountain College, 6162 Rotary Way, in Joshua Tree, Calif., in the Office

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VETERANS COUNSELING TOMORROW AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

The San Bernardino Vet Center (SBVC) offers readjustment counseling, benefits counseling, and referral services to Veterans in the Morongo Basin every Tuesday. A Vet Center counselor is available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays at Copper Mountain College, 6162 Rotary Way, in Joshua Tree, Calif., in the Office

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MILITARY FAMILY TO GET HOUSE BUILT IN THREE DAYS

The Tilch family of Twentynine Palms will receive a new home, with an interest-free mortgage, courtesy of the Desert Communities Fuller Center for Housing. The Fuller Center plans to build the home on Serrano Drive, off Utah Trail and Baseline in Twentynine Palms, in three days November 14 through 16.

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LOCAL DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS LOOKING FOR DRIVERS

Volunteers are being sought for the Morongo Basin Chapter of Disabled American Veterans #60 to drive local veterans to their medical appointments to and from the VA Medical Center in Loma Linda. This service is free. The DAV needs more volunteer drivers. If you would like to volunteer, call 909-583-6014.

FOOD AND SUPPLIES NEEDED FOR LOCAL HOMELESS VETERANS

There are many homeless veterans in the Morongo Basin who are lacking the necessities to keep warm and fed. A new organization, Vets Cruzin for a Cause, is collecting jackets, blankets, and food to distribute to these homeless vets. If you have old jackets, blankets, and food you can spare,

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HELP NEEDED FOR LOCAL HOMELESS VETERANS

There are many homeless veterans in the Morongo Basin who are lacking the necessities to keep warm and fed. A new organization, Vets Cruzin for a Cause, is collecting jackets, blankets, and food to distribute to these homeless vets. If you have old jackets, blankets, and food you can spare,

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SERVICES AVAILABLE FOR VETERANS TOMORROW

The San Bernardino Vet Center (SBVC) offers readjustment counseling, benefits counseling, and referral services to veterans in the Morongo Basin every Tuesday. A Vet Center counselor is available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays at Copper Mountain College, 6162 Rotary Way, in Joshua Tree, Calif., in the Office

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VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT TO BUILD A HOUSE IN TWO DAYS FOR A VETERAN

Yesterday, Z107.7 News featured a non-profit building a house in Twentynine Palms in two days for a military veteran. Today, Managing Editor Tami Roleff says they are looking for volunteers… The Desert Communities Fuller Center for Housing, or Fuller, plans to build a home in Twentynine Palms for a low-income

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MILITARY VETERANS URGED TO APPLY FOR A NEW HOUSE

A Twentynine Palms home will be built in just two days by a Low-Desert non-profit organization. Managing editor Tami Roleff says eligible military families are being urged to apply to make it their home when they are done… Military veterans, especially disabled vets, are encouraged to apply for a home

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CONGRESSMAN COOK HELPS LOCAL VETERAN FIGHTING VA FOR TREATMENT

The problems for a former Marine in Twentynine Palms are being encountered all over the country as the Veteran’s Administration (VA) struggles to cope with what is called “Gulf War Illness.” The story of Sean Sanders, 44, is mirrored by many U.S Veterans who served in “Operation Desert Shield” and

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PROPOSITION 41 WILL HELP VETS AVOID HOMELESSNESS

California voters overwhelmingly passed Proposition 41, which directs the state to sell bonds to build more affordable multi-family housing for homeless and near-homeless veterans. Managing editor Tami Roleff reports… Programs to keep more veterans off the streets will be getting more funding after the passage of Proposition 41. The Veterans

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SIX AREA VETERANS GET CONGRESSIONAL RECOGNITION

Six area veterans were recognized last month for their past and current service to their country. Representative Paul Cook of Yucca Valley held the Heroes of the 8th District Recognition Ceremony in Apple Valley, and recognized more than 50 veterans who served their county on the battlefield and at home

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